Search for dissertations about: "tropical lagoons"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words tropical lagoons.

  1. 1. Seawater pH as a Controlling Factor in Macroalgal Calcification and Photosynthesis

    Author : Immaculate Sware Semesi; Mats Björk; Sven Beer; O. P. Rui Santos; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Calcareous macroalgae; CO2; mussels; pH; seagrasses; tropical lagoons; Plant physiology; Växtfysiologi; växtfysiologi; Plant Physiology;

    Abstract : Biological calcification and photosynthesis are important processes with a great influence on both structure and function of oceanic ecosystems. The pH of the seawater has a strong influence on both these processes and therefore the impacts of different pH levels on calcareous macroalgae were investigated in laboratory and field experiments at Chwaka and Fumba Bays in Zanzibar, Tanzania. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of habitat structure on tropical fish assemblages

    Author : Kajsa Garpe; Marcus Öhman; Geoffrey Jones; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Marine ecology; Marin ekologi; marin ekologi; Marine Ecology;

    Abstract : Rates of habitat alteration and degradation are increasing worldwide due to anthropogenic influence. On coral reefs, the loss of live coral reduces structural complexity while facilitating algal increase. In many coastal lagoons seagrass and corals are cleared to make room for cultivated macroalgae. READ MORE